I decided to write this review of the paid online survey industry after having a chance to see the good, the bad and the ugly aspects of it first hand. Is it true that you can make a ton of money from home, simply filling out surveys? What about the scam sites? How do you know which ones are legit and which ones you should avoid like the plague? In this brief review I will answer these questions and others you may have, all with the goal of helping to make you the most informed consumer possible.
If you've heard of paid online survey sites, I'm sure you've heard that you should be leery of them. Since the industry started picking up speed several years ago, the internet has be inundated with tons of scam sites that claim to give you access to awesome lists of paid surveys you can take to make a lot of money. Usually, they take your money and run without giving you much in return. Most of these survey lists are so old and outdated, they have long reached capacity and are no longer worth anything. On the other hand, there seem to be a lot of success stories, as well.
In my research, I have found that most of the people who have made significant amounts of money from filling out paid online survey after paid online survey all have one thing in common: they did their research and went with a program that was legit. Failure to choose carefully can result in hours of wasted time and frustration.
So, if you are serious about trying your hand at this neat industry I would encourage you to get started with a reputable program and really dedicate yourself to working it. I've seen many who were able to go full-time and quit their jobs after a short time so it's certainly possible if you set your mind to it and stay focused.